January 2020 Around Town

Local Author Emily Bybee Celebrates Newest Book Fans of up-and-coming local author Emily Bybee celebrated the release of Fatal Magic during her book-signing party at Lost Coffee on Dec. 15. Her second book in a six-book series characterized as magic rooted in science, she continues to build her presence in the literary world from here … Continued

Hide in Plain Sight 2019 Charity Benefit

Raising money for a great cause is always fun! An amazing evening of food, music, fundraising and love was had on Nov. 2 at the Infinity Park Center in Glendale during this year's Hide in Plain Sight Charity Benefit. This annual cocktail dress event included a live auction, and a lot dancing and celebrate the … Continued

Purses with a Purpose

The house was full on Nov. 12 as Crush Wine Bar and Astonishing Cakes teamed together to raise funds and fill gently used purses and backpacks with items for homeless women through Facing Homelessness Denver. The night was marked by a silent auction fundraiser, amazing raffle prizes, and delectable cupcakes and wine. 

Happy Healthy 2020

Love it or hate it, we’ve left last year behind and here we are, piercing 2020. Out with the old, in with the new, right? That’s not always a breeze where our health is concerned because trading chocolate for carrot sticks may not make you happier—right away, anyway. Our quests to reach health nirvana may … Continued

Into the Fire

 Two days on, four days off.  Don’t let the average number of ten working days per month fool you—our Castle Rock firefighters are responsible for being mentally and physically available for all 240 hours of those days. The station houses them in comfort, complete with their own bedrooms while there, but the emergency situations that are prone to happen at…

What’s for Dinner?

 “What’s for dinner, mom?”  You may be the consummate parent with a ready reply based on meticulous menu planning, or you may fall into the ever-common category with the rest of us who lack even a halfway suitable answer. In fact, it’s a query many of us have come to dread, forcing us to prod our day-worn brains for an…

The Winter Skin Reboot

Orenda is the only medspa in Douglas County to offer the award-winning, Lumecca IPL laser treatment. 

It’s All in the Bag

Only the best is good enough for Michael Zakrzewski, so the best equipment requires the best bag. Head coach at Castle Rock’s Orangetheory Fitness, he works out long enough and hard enough to know what works and what doesn’t. So take these excellent essentials of his personal fitness arsenal to heart if you want to do it right. It’s all…

The Sweet Sounds of Symphony

The sound of beauty is in the air. The Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra held its 20th season-opening celebration on Oct. 4 at the Lone Tree Arts Center with a performance of “Déjà vu!” A fitting concert for the inaugural occasion, it included works from Verdi, Grieg, Vaughan Williams, Strauss and Beethoven.

Colorado 2019-Inspired Gift Guide

We’ve curated a holiday gift guide for those who live and love the Centennial State and can’t give a gift that doesn’t represent their love of Colorado. Rated as one of the 'Cool'-orardo places to live, it’s just impossible to not give gifts to everyone you love that doesn’t exemplify why you should live here.